Lectures, Readings & Screenings
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WHALE & STAR
2215 NW 1st Pl.
Miami, Fl. 33127
305 576 6160 
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calendar Wednesday, October 6, 7:00 p.m.
Lecture : Yves Klein le philosophe by Klaus Ottmann
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 6, 7:00 p.m.
Location: Whale & Star.
Lecture Fee: $ 5.Ottmann will attempt to describe the intellectual milieu of one of the most influential artists of our time: Yves Klein. Klein was an agitator of ideas, who used his considerable charisma to propagate social change through art. Like most artists, Klein was a “conceptual personality.” When he theorized about his artistic practice, he did so by speculating out of a general milieu that included philosophical, scientific, and political ideas. With his writings and public talks, as with his art, Klein intended to promote his vision of a future of absolute artistic and social freedom and his belief in “le grand Art absolu et total,” the great, absolute, and total Art.

Klaus Ottmann is currently the Robert Lehman Curator for The Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, New York and as of October 1 he will be the Curator-at-Large and Director of the Center for the Study of Modern Art at The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC.

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MAM
MIAMI ART MUSEUM
Downtown
Miami, FL 33130
Miami-Dade
Cultural Center
101 West Flagler Street
305 375 3000
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WEBMAM members free

Tue - Fri 10 - 5; Sat & Sun 12 - 5 Mon. Closed

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New Work Miami 2010 installation view (Marcos Valella; Michael Genovese; Christina Pettersson). Photo by Yesikka Vivancos

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Screenings : New Work Miami 2010
Date & Time: October 1st, 9:30 pm
Location: Louis Lounge at the Gansevoort Hotel
MAM members free, non-members $15.Screening of a video compilation of works by 12 Miami-based artists, during the final weekend of New Work Miami 2010. The video compilation will be screened Saturday, October 16, and Sunday, October 17, 2010, during regular museum hours.

A special preview will be held at Louis Lounge at the Gansevoort Hotel, Miami Beach, on Friday, October 1, 2010, at 9:30 pm.

New and recent works by Miami-based artists. The video artists are: Sam Borkson & Bert Rodriguez, Friends with You, Christy Gast, Jiae Hwang, Lee Materazzi, Raul J. Mendez, Magnus Sigudardson, Kyle Trowbridge, Tatiana Vahan, Agustina Woodgate and Juan Carlos Zaldiva.

Permanent Installation, with periodic change BETWEEN HERE AND THERE: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection.

Miami Art Museum’s Permanent Collection installation presents a “Miami point of view” on developments in art of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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NEW WORLD SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
2215 NW 2nd. Ave.
Wynwood Arts District
Miami, Fl 33127
305 237 3620
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Reading Performance: Tarell McCraney
Date & Time: October 15, 7:30 pm
Location: Louise O. Gerrits Theater, 25 NE 2nd St. Downtown Miami, 8th Floor.
Fundraising Fee: $ 30

World-renowned playright Tarell Alvin McCraney launches the theater season at New World School of the Arts and bestows a gift from the heart to his Alma Mater on his 30th birthday. The staged reading performance is McCraney’s fundraising initiative and gift for NWSA - “When so much is at stake for our students,” states McCraney, “it’s up to us to give generously not just of our pockets but of our hearts and talents.” The funds from this initiative will be used to support graduating high school students to attend auditions for colleges or acting programs. Staged Reading Performance-only tickets may be purchased online by visiting the New World School of the Arts website: nwsa.mdc.edu.

The same October 15 there will be a VIP Reception with Tarell McCraney at 6:00 Ppm at the NWSA Louise O. Gerrits Theater, 25 NE 2nd Street, downtown Miami, 8th Floor. Ticket for private reception is $100. It includes a signed copy of “The Brother/Sister Plays”, which includes all three plays, Q&A with Tarell McCraney, reading performance, and complimentary parking. Limited to 20 guests.

Museums
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FROST ART MUSEUM
10975 SW 17th Street
Miami, FL 33199
305 348 2890
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WEBFree and open to the public Mon  Closed
Tues - Fri 10  to 5
Sun Noon to 5

Opening Reception Target Wednesday
October 13, 6 - 9

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Alejandro Otero, Coloritmo en movimiento 5, 1967, Duco on wood and Plexiglas, 52 ¼ x 18 ½ x 4 ¾ in.
Until January 2, 2011
Embracing Modernity: Venezuelan Geometric Abstraction
Curated by Francine Birbragher and Maria Carlota Pérez
Historical overview of the origins of Venezuela's abstract movement, focusing on its early development dating from the late 1940's to the 1960's. It includes works by Carlos Cruz-Diez, Narciso Debourg, Gertrude Goldschmidt (Gego), Elsa Gramcko, Carlos Gonzalez Bogen, Gert Leufert, Mateo Manaure, Ruben Nuñez, Alejandro Otero, Mercedes Pardo, Jesus Rafael Soto, among others.Florida Artists Series: Arnold Mesches
Selections from Anomie 1492-2006.
Beginning in late-1989 and until mid-1996 Mesches created the ANOMIE series, 48 large paintings and 150 collages that included overt and subtle references to the overlapping histories and multi-cultural aspects of life.

Xavier Cortada. Sequentia
The sequence of events that make up life on the planet from the molecular to the monumental

La Habana Moderna in The Wolfsonian Teaching Gallery
The emergence of a modern identity for the city in the decades before the Cuban Revolution.

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MOA
Museum of Art
Fort Lauderdale
Nova Southeastern University
One East Las Olas Boulevard,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Just 40 minutes from Downtown Miami via I-95 North off exit Broward Blvd
1-954 525 5500
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WEBMuseum Hours:
Tues – Sat 11 – 5 with extended hours on Thurs until 8, Sun 12 – 5 and closed on Mondays.
imageTom Wesselmann, Drawing for Mouth # 3, 1963, Charcoal on paper, 48 x 63.5 in.

October 3 – February 27
Tom Wesselmann Draws
Major exhibition of the Pop artist’s most intimate worksThe exhibition, which spans more than four and a half decades – from 1959 to 2004 – includes more than one hundred works, many of them large in scale and created from materials not usually associated with drawing, including steel, aluminum, fabric and molded plastic. Several large-scale finished drawings and preparatory works for the Great American Nude as well as for a second series, Bedroom Paintings, are featured in the exhibition. Most of the drawings in the show have never been seen outside the artist’s studio before now.

A Cincinnati native who came to New York in 1956 to attend art classes at Cooper Union, Tom Wesselmann was one of the originators of Pop Art. Along with Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, James Rosenquist and Jim Dine, Wesselmann created a body of works that helped define the visual identity of America in the 1960s.

In time, Pop Art became one of the best known movements in the history of art.

Art Centers & Spaces
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FREEDOM TOWER MIAMI DADE COLLEGE
600 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Fl 33132
MDC Art Gallery System
305 237 7700
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Admission Free

Opening Reception
Friday
October 8, 7 - 9

 

cceDr. Arturo and Liza Mosquera at their home in Coral Gables. 
icono cal October 6 - November 7
Ways of Worldmaking: Notes on a Passion for Collecting
Collection of Dr. Arturo and Liza Mosquera
Co-Curated by Cristina & Vivian Nosti a.k.a. Duo NostiGustavo Acosta, Mario Algaze, Luisa Basnuevo, Maria Brito, Adriano Buergo, Pablo Cano, Consuelo Castañeda, Arturo Cuenca, Liliam Cuenca, Ana Albertina Delgado, Christian Durán, Silvia Lizama, Rubén Torres Llorca, Rogelio López Marín (Gory), Beatriz Monteavaro, Heriberto Mora, Gean Moreno, Glexis Novoa, Jorge Pantoja, Lidia Rubio, Baruj Salinas, George Sánchez-Calderón, César Trasobares, Pedro Vizcaino and Ramón Williams, among others.

The South Florida-based couple has been collecting contemporary art for over 20 years and their collection presently includes over a thousand works. For this exhibition, co-curators Cristina Nosti and Vivian Nosti, (a sister team that for the purposes of their artistic collaborations are known as Duo Nosti) have selected over 85 original works by more than 70 contemporary Cuban and Cuban-American artists, including painting, sculpture, works on paper, and photographs.

In 2000, the couple began showing artwork from their collection at Dr. Mosquera’s orthodontic office in the Westchester neighborhood of Miami-Dade County. They established a quarterly program of exhibits, “Art @ Work”, in the lobby of the office and created a print newsletter that served as a mini-catalog of each show. The word began to spread so they later opened Farside Gallery, a non-commercial, alternative art space, adjacent to Mosquera’s orthodontic practice, to showcase more art.

 

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ARTCENTER /
SOUTH FLORIDA
800 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139
305 674 8278
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Mon – Wed: 11 to 10; Thurs. – Sun: 10 – 11

Admission is free.

Opening Reception
Saturday
October 22, 7 - 10

 

cceAnthony Ardavin, La Sombra de la Tarde, oil on panel, 2010,
18 x18 x18 in. 

icono cal October 22 – November 21
HOME WORK
Anthony Ardavin, Andre Allen, Alfonso Corona, Beatricia Sagar, Jaime Gil Laffan, Wendy Coad and Matu Croney.This annual showcase spotlights the newest members of ArtCenter’s Artist-in-Residence Program, highlighting their respective talents and hard work perfected over the course of their first year. The artists will incorporate home furnishings to complement their various works.

ArtStudies for Grown People. New Fall Semester begins October 25

ArtCenter/South Florida ("ACSF") is proud to present ArtStudies, the educational program which provides an artistic platform to develop skills in various media, express ideas, and contribute to the student’s and organization’s creative energy. A broad range of classes are available for all levels from drawing, painting and sculpture to photography, jewelry, printmaking and glass. The fall sessions will run for 6 weeks. A detailed list of classes, schedules and fees is available on the website at www.artcentersf.org or by calling Tammy Key Johnston, Education Director, at 305.674.8278 ext. 305.

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ARTSOUTH
HOMESTEAD
240 N. Krome Ave.
Homestead, FL 33030
305 247 9406
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Mon - Friday, 10 - 6
Sat. 12 - 2

Closed on Sundays

 

cceRené Rodriguez, Nore 9, series. 

icono cal Saturday October 9 Open House 3 - 7
René Rodriguez. María “La Peca”.
Haitian – American Organization of WomenThe Homestead art center open house will be featuring two resident artists and the Haitian-American Organization of Women student art exhibition. René Rodríguez, one of the new artists at the center, will showcase his oil on canvas pieces in a new series, “The Last Rites of Nore 9”, an expression of his experiences in Egypt. While Maria “La Peca” Hill will exhibit mixed media honoring indigenous earth citizens.

The Haitian-American Organization of Women art students will present their pieces depicting the techniques, processes and materials used by traditional Haitian folk artists.

ArtSouth is a cultural arts center located in beautiful Historic Downtown Homestead. For donation information, programs or events, please refer to our website, send email or call us directly.

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CCE
CENTRO CULTURAL ESPAÑOL
800 Douglas Road,
Ste. 170 Coral Gables,
FL. 33134
305 448 9677
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cceIlustration by Emilio Urberuaga from the book "El Discurso del Oso" (Bear's Speech)

icono cal CHICLE events October 9 and 23 @ 11
Dibújame un Cuento / Draw a Story for MeCCEMiami presents the family project "Dibujame un cuento" (Draw me a Story), that offers a reflection on the illustrated book as a mean of artistic expression and narrative power, with the intention of fostering a love for reading while highlighting literature for children and adults.

The project features a book exhibition and surrounding workshops and activities for children designed to fully maximize the experience by understanding the techniques as well as the text. All parallel activities will be offered in Spanish during CHICLE, the Center's monthly programming for children. CHICLE events October 9 and 23 @ 11 am. Additional events will be offered at schools upon request.

 

Performing Arts
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MIAMI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA / MISO
Performing at: Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts Knight Concert Hall
1300 Byscayne Blvd.
Miami, FlEMAIL
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MISO Box Office at
305 275 5666
Season Packages and Single Tickets on sale
MISO Box Office at
305 275 5666www.themiso.org/tickets.php

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Calendar Sunday October 24th, 8
The Miami Symphony Orchestra Season Opens Sunday October 24th, 8
With trumpet legend Arturo Sandoval and the World Premiere of Concierto de Miami for Trumpet and Orchestra|
Festival MiamiThe Miami Symphony Orchestra kicks off its 2010-2011season with world class soloist Arturo Sandoval and the world premiere of Concierto de Miami for Trumpet and Orchestra by composer Carlos Rafael Rivera. Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, a protégé of legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie and three time Grammy nominee in 2010, will be lead in the orchestral debut of Concierto de Miami for Trumpet and Orchestra by Maestro Eduardo Marturet, MISO Conductor and Music Director. ComposerCarlos Rafael Rivera, of Cuban-Guatemalan descent, is renowned for his unique ability to incorporate a diversity of musical influences in his captivating compositions.

The Sunday October 24 program includes Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A Major and Ravel’s Bolero. The MISO season continues with Golden Sounds from Hollywood (December 10 & 12) at Gusman Concert Hall at University of Miami and at the Lincoln Theatre, and An Evening in Vienna (January 23) at Knight Concert Hall, among other programs.

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FLORIDA GRAND OPERA
Box Office
8390 NW 25th Street
Miami, FL 33122
800.741.1010
EMAILMon-Fri, 10am to 4pm

For tickets and complete information
www.FGO.org

box office 800 741 1010 Monday – Friday between 10am and 4 pm. To listen to audio or see a preview video click here

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November 13, 5:30
Night of the Golden Dragon Gala
Opening Night of the 2010 – 2011 Season
Black Tie Dinner on Stage
Giacomo Puccini’s Turandot
Silent Auction, Gala Dinner and Live Auction
Reservations & Inquiries dcourshon@fgo.orgNovember 13, 16, 19, 21, 24 & 27
December 2 & 4
Giacomo Puccini’s Turandot
The glory and cruelty of ancient China, some of opera's most famous music, and the thrill of heroic voices create the theatrical experience that every opera lover dreams of. Puccini had an unmistakable melodic gift that enriched some of the world's most beloved operas, and Turandot, his final opera, represents the culmination of the Italian tradition of Grand Opera.

This production's Turandot, Lise Lindstrom, and Calaf, Frank Porretta, thrilled Metropolitan Opera audiences this past season, and local favorite Elizabeth Caballero returns to sing Liù. The conductor of FGO's recent Lucia di Lammermoor, Ramon Tebar, returns to lead this outstanding cast.

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MIAMI CITY BALLET
2200 Liberty Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Box Office: 305 929 7010
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Jennifer Kronenberg and Carlos Guerra in Romeo and Juliet. Photo © 2009 Lois Greenfield.

Adrienne Arsht Center on Oct. 15-17
Broward Center on Nov. 12-14
Kravis Center on Nov. 19-21
Program I
Jerome Robbins. FanfareMiami City Ballet, Florida’s internationally-acclaimed dance company, starts its 25th Anniversary Season with the company premiere of Jerome Robbins’ Fanfare to welcome back the live orchestra.

Featured in Program I, it is a bright and goofy take on Benjamin Britten’s “The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra.” George Balanchine’s Bugaku is also part of Program I. This piece is known as Balanchine’s most erotic ballet and was created on MCB’s founding artistic director Edward Villella and Allegra Kent.

Last on the bill is another Balanchine ballet - Theme and Variations. With a large cast, lavish costumes and elegant, strong dancing, this piece is recognized as a Balanchine masterpiece.

 

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ARTS AT ST. JOHNS
All performances at Arts at St Johns
4760 Pine tree Drive
Miami Beach, Fl 33140
305 613 2325
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WEBTickets: $20.00
($25 at door)
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icono cal Friday, Oct. 1, 8
icono cal Saturday, Oct. 2, 8
icono cal Sunday Matinee, Oct. 3, 3
Miami Beach. The MusicalOver 100 years of history & real life Miami Beach stories of dreamers, scoundrels, rum-runners, bigots, saints, criminals, politicians, millionaires and ordinary people -- coming to life in original songs, dance, drama, comedy and much more!

Artistic Director: David Kingery
Choreographer/Co-Director: Kevin Black
Music Director: Chris Lobdell
Scriptwriters: David Kingery, Dale Penn
Lyricist: Doug Cureton
Music composers: Andrew Sargent, David Cohen
Stage Manager: Jamie Cooper

Visual Arts
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ARCH GALLERY
1619 SW 13 St.
Miami, FL 33145
305 644 7500
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Juan Mele: One-Man Show
Arch Gallery’s alternative exhibition space reflects Miami's dynamic place in the arts, as a magnet for emerging artists and established Latin American masters. Arch builds upon the foundations set during twenty years of exhibitions presented in its loft in NOHO, NYC, serving as a maverick in the Latino Art Movement. In promoting a cross-cultural dialog, Arch acts as a catalyst for inclusiveness and diversityArch Gallery’s artists include: Emma A. Pineiro, Pablo Contrisciani, Raul Farco, Steven Gagnon, Elizabeth Grajales, Laura Marquez, Juan Mele, Manuel Pardo and Daniela Viotti.
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OÑATE FINE ART GALLERY
4365 SW 72 Avenue
Bird Road Art District
Miami, FL 33155
305 667 6942
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WEBHours:Tues – Sat 10 – 5

 

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Grillo. Mecanica de una sonrisa, Acrylic on masonite, 2009, 28 x 22 in.

Grillo (Jose A. Grillo)
A Cuban contemporary artist and a graduate of La Academia de Arte de San Alejandro. He was an art professor in Cuba. He resides now in Miami.
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BEAUX ARTS GALLERY
2451 Brickell Ave., Main Floor
Brickell Townhouse,
Miami, Fl 33129
305 858 6776
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Mon.-Fri. 10-6
Sat. by Appt.Permanent Exhibit of the Works of Manuel Carbonell and Mauro Arbiza.
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Carbonell’s sculptures and Marco Otero’s paintings at Beaux Arts Gallery

Manuel Carbonell. Modern Master SculptorAn important collection of maquettes, sculptures, bas-reliefs and monumental sculptures by Cuban Master SculptorManuel Carbonell. His commissioned work as the creator of two of Miami’s most important landmarks, “The Tequesta Family” at the Brickell Avenue Bridge and “El Centinela del Rio” at the entrance of the Miami River in Brickell Key, denotes his more classical and figurative style. The works exhibited at the Gallery are modern, where Carbonell searches for the essence of the form and the absence of detail while giving a sense of monumentality to his work.

We invite you to visit our gallery to see an important collection of the works of Carbonell ranging from maquettes to monumentals, the paintings of Marco Otero and the paintings and sculptures of Mauro Arbiza.

Beaux Arts is pleased to announce we are now representing highly acclaimed Argentinean Master Marco Otero, a painter, sculptor and architect. His work is a derivative of the New York School of Expressionist which took place in the 1960’s. An important collection of his paintings are now on exhibit at the gallery.

Art Schools
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MIAMI INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF ART & DESIGN
1501 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL, 33132
305 428 5700
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WEB / WEBOpening Reception
Thursday
October 7, 5 - 9
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Until October 15
Dade County Public School
Faculty ExhibitionOpening Reception Thursday October 21, 5 - 9
October 21 – November 6
Miami Fashion Fest
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NEW WORLD SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
2215 NW 2nd. Ave.
Wynwood Arts District
Miami, Fl 33127
305 237 3620
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imageAnnette M. Piskel, Untitled, mixed media, 7 x 14 in.

Until October 7
Faculty Exhibition at New World Gallery
Luisa Basnuevo, Carol K. Brown, Felicia Carlisle, Greg Davis, Tony Fernandez, Christy Gast, Kathleen Hudspeth, Michael Loveland, Rosario Martinez-Cañas, Annette M. Piskel, Karen Rifas, Louise Romeo, and Fred SnitzerNew World Gallery showcases the work of the visual arts faculty with an exhilarating and varied collection of works. The show, which highlights the talented individuals that are instrumental in the success of the school, includes photography, painting, digital imagery, design and sculpture.

Location: Artseen Gallery 25 NE 2nd St.
Downtown Miami
Free and open to the public
Information at 305-237-3597